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Fifth Plugfest focused on 12Gb/s SAS technology highlighted how the technology is evolving, adding new features and enhanced capabilities

SAN FRANCISCO - June 8, 2016 — Validating the versatility, reliability and scalability that Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) has as a storage interface for enterprise-class storage, the SCSI Trade Association (STA) today announced the successful completion of its 17th SAS Plugfest, the fifth for 12Gb/s SAS. The event was held May 23-26, 2016, at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL). Thirteen companies, including both STA members and non-members, participated.

Rick Kutcipal of Broadcom assumes role of President to oversee data storage standards organization dedicated to promoting SCSI technology

SAN FRANCISCO, February 24, 2016 — Coinciding with the consolidations and changes in the storage industry, the SCSI Trade Association (STA), a member-run industry association established to support and promote SCSI technology, today announced a new President and a new officer along with three new members to its Board of Directors for 2016.

Expands HBA Family With New 24-and 16-Port Models to Provide Increased Performance and Connectivity for Demanding Web and Cloud Data Centers

SAN JOSE, Calif., and SINGAPORE, Feb. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) today announced the expansion of its industry-leading family of 12Gb/s SAS+SATA Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) with new 24-and 16-port models. The high-port count 9305 HBA family includes the industry's first 12Gb/s model with 24-ports on a single chip, providing increased performance, extended system scalability and decreased per-port power consumption. Available today, the 9305 HBA family are designed to meet the needs of hyperscale data centers that deploy high-end server and storage systems.

Innovations in 12Gb/s SAS and objectives of 24Gb/s SAS discussed at the fifteenth annual Storage Visons Conference in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Storage Visions, January 4, 2016 - Highlighting continued innovation and increased performance in the proven SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) data storage interface protocol, the SCSI Trade Association (STA) today unveiled its latest SAS technology roadmaps at the fifteenth annual Storage Visions Conference in Las Vegas. Showing the availability of prototypes and end-user products for each generation of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS), the roadmaps include a schedule for the next generation 24Gb/s SAS, SAS external and internal cabling solutions and a look at SAS device-to-mid-plane interconnects.